Middle School Activities

Looking for fun activities for middle school students? Check out Education.com's collection of fun and original middle school activities and educational middle school games! These include cool craft projects like how to make a CD curtain, exciting science projects like testing the conditions that lead to mold growth, and fun math drills like a rapid-fire integer card game. Use the boxes to the left to filter your results by topic, or simply browse through our collection to find that perfect middle school activity or game.

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Test your skills as a weather forecaster, and learn some science terms on the way!
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The start of a new school year is always a great time to decorate a locker. Here's a way to help your middle schooler get off to an organized, stylish start!
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Your child can make a homemade find-a-word game personalized for the Christmas holidays and family.
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Draw some inspiration from pop artist Roy Lichtenstein and create a bright, bold comic-style image.
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How can you get your child started if they're totally stumped? All it takes is a solid plan, man. Here's how to get started.
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Use Wallace Steven's "13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird" to inspire your middle school teen to sketch and free-write a poem with shifting perspective.
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In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
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Try this simple activity with your middle schooler to help him develop an understanding of why scientific classification systems exist and how they work.
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Here's a green arts and crafts activity that will get your preteen into the holiday spirit: transform an old magazine into a miniature Christmas tree!
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Found poetry is a great exercise for kids to practice seeing the beauty and humor in ordinary, everyday language.
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Here's a social studies activity to help your middle-school or high-school teenager better understand how contour maps work using only the back of her hand.
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Bring historical figures alive with this fun family activity! Your child will plan a founding fathers feast by researching historical figures.
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Help your mom unwind on her special day by making her this calming bath scrub.
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Put a fresh spin on dessert by making traditional French crepes, delicious and easier to make than one might think!
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This activity will have your child learning about dependent and independent clauses, not to mention the punctuation that goes in the middle.
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Get your reluctant teen excited about writing: by alternating "found" phrases from a favorite book with his own writing, he'll create a unique, profound poem.
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Help your middle schooler "map" her complicated day. It's a simple job with big payoffs that will last all through the year!
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This sweet and tangy homemade barbecue sauce is a great way to introduce kids to the culinary arts.
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This family yearbook makes a great keepsake that memorializes your year together. Make a family yearbook with your kid to celebrate the passing of a great year.
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Make a photo essay! This fun middle school photography activity makes creative writing come to life by turning words into pictures.

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